The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 51 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 7 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 0.78% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.83% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Average daily rate £288 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 480 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.40% 93.75% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 257 315
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
PHP Developer
West Midlands

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Symfony
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) LAMP
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) PHP5
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
6 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Magento
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) TextMate
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) Symfony
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) LAMP
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
5 3 (18.75%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
7 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (6.25%) Django
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (6.25%) MooTools
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) OOP
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PHP5
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) PHP4
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
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